NDMC organises orientation programme for principals, nodal officers of nonNDMC schools

7 days ago
Read more about NDMC organises orientation programme for principals, nodal officers of nonNDMC schools on Business Standard. In a bid to eliminate measles and control rubella in the country, the New Delhi Municipal Council Thursday organised an orientation programme for the principals and nodal officers of the nonNDMC schools.As many as 80 principals and other nodal ... ...

Around 30 children fall ill after receiving rubella vaccine in UP's Shahjahanpur

1 week ago
Around 30 children were hospitalised Thursday when they complained of headache and giddiness after receiving rubella vaccine at a local school here, officials said. The children, all aged below 12, were administered the vaccine at the Saraswati Shishu  ... ...

New Zika vaccine effective in animal trials

1 week ago
Scientists have developed a vaccine candidate for the Zika virus which they say successfully protected both mice and monkeys from the infection that causes brain deformations in human babies. Demonstrating the effectiveness of the vaccine candidate in  ... ...

1st baby born from dead donor's uterus: Lancet

1 week ago
In a medical milestone, the world's first baby has been born using a womb transplanted from a dead woman, a Lancet study says. Following the uterus transplant from a 45yearold brain dead woman a healthy baby girl was born in 2017, an advance that may  ... ...

Four dengue deaths in Delhi this year: MCD report

1 week ago
Read more about Four dengue deaths in Delhi this year: MCD report on Business Standard. At least four people, including a minor boy, have died due to dengue this year in Delhi, according to a municipal report released Monday.The report said that besides the four fatalities, the total number of cases of the vectorborne disease in the ... ...

Night owls at high risk of heart disease, diabetes: Study

2 weeks ago
Night owls people who prefer staying up late may have a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and type 2 diabetes than early risers, a study has found. The firstever international review of studies analysing whether being an early riser or ... ...

Row over Nipah death toll in Kerala

3 weeks ago
A row erupted Saturday over the Nipah death toll in Kerala as an international medical journal stated that the deadly virus had claimed 21 lives, contradicting the official figure of 17 deaths. According to the state government figures, the Nipah virus ... ...

Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke

1 month ago
Read more about Overtreating hypothyroidism patients may increase risk of stroke on Business Standard. According to a new study, for patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of Atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke.The findings were ... ...

Overtreating patients for hypothyroidism could raise their risk of stroke, study finds

1 month ago
For patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke, a new study of more than 174,000 patients has found. ... ...

Superbugs to 'kill millions' by 2050 unless countries act: Experts

1 month ago
Millions of people in Europe, North America and Australia will die from superbug infections unless countries prioritise fighting the growing threat posed by bacteria immune to most known drugs, experts predicted Wednesday. The Organisation for Economic  ... ...

Swine flu: Teenaged girl, man die in Coimbatore

1 month ago
Read more about Swine flu: Teenaged girl, man die in Coimbatore on Business Standard. A teenaged girl and a man, undergoing treatment for swine flu, died at the government hospital here, hospital sources said Wednesday.32year old Kathirvel died in the wee hours of Wednesday while Subashree (14) late Tuesday night, they ... ...

Health department awaiting report on swine flu deaths: Officer

2 months ago
The health department in Dakshina Kannada district Wednesday said it was awaiting a report from the death audit committee to confirm whether the death of four people in 16 days was due to swine flu (H1N1) or viral fever. Addressing reporters here, the  ... ...

Antipsychotic drug may combat deadly breast cancer

2 months ago
A commonlyused antipsychotic drug could also be effective against a form of breast cancer, that is most difficult to treat, a study has found. Researchers from the University of Bradford in the UK also showed that the drug, Pimozide, has the ... ...

Healthy lifestyle in childhood ensures balance of gut bacteria

3 months ago
Read more about Healthy lifestyle in childhood ensures balance of gut bacteria on Business Standard. Maintaining healthy lifestyle habits during childhood may promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria later in life.This, according to a recent study, in turn, may contribute to lowering the risks of developing serious longterm conditions such as ... ...

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